Bare root ornamental and fruit trees will be appearing in nurseries toward the end of the month. JUSTIN RUSSELL explains how to plant them using nature as a guide.
They must be the ultimate in lazy gardening. PHIL DUDMAN explains how to turn a simple straw bale into a productive organic garden in seconds flat.
Chokos are at their productive peak, but there must be more to cooking them than smothering them in white sauce. PHIL DUDMAN puts the challenge to his foodie buddy Julie Ray.
Watermelon lets the side down as the trial doesn’t go entirely to plan, reports SIMON WEBSTER.
With the world facing a sixth mass extinction crisis, Justin Russell highlights the need for gardeners to play a role in conserving domestic plant species.
Give me a Chinese Cabbage before a European Cabbage any day, reports PHIL DUDMAN
In viewing frost as just another issue to contend with in the battle to maintain a pristine backyard, modern gardeners miss the benefits of a decent freeze. Justin Russell welcomes the fiirst frost of the season.
SIMON WEBSTER gives the fruit trees in his permaculture food forest some much-needed tender loving care.
Got a fruit tree in the wrong spot? PHIL DUDMAN shares his tips for successful transplanting.
You can almost hear the kookaburras in central London, reports SIMON WEBSTER.
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